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Helen J. Werth


Last updated 7/10/2008 at Noon

Helen J. Werth

Helen J. Werth, 97, passed away June 30, 2008, in Fallbrook. She was born December 16, 1910, at the farm home of her parents, Herbert E. and Edith Clark Leonard, near Watertown, SD. She was designated a Pioneer Daughter of Dakota, her grandparents, Joseph P. and Sarah Leonard, being among the first settlers in Dakota Territory.

She graduated from Central High School in Watertown in 1928 and from Northern State Teachers College in Aberdeen, SD. She taught in rural one-room schools in both the Watertown and Aberdeen areas.

On October 10, 1931, Helen married Alvin E. Werth, the son of pionee...

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